Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: 1/2/2021 Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on January 1, 2021

The Oklahoma City Thunder (1-3) will try to stop a three-game losing streak when they visit the Orlando Magic (4-1) on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Amway Center as 6.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-FL. The matchup has an over/under of 227.5.

Betting Information

Magic vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Magic -6.5 -125 -117 227.5 -125 -117
Place a bet on Orlando Magic or the Oklahoma City Thunder for Saturday’s game.

Head to Head

Oklahoma City has won seven of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with Orlando. The Thunder also have a 2-1 record against the spread when playing the Magic.

Magic vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/29/2020 Magic Thunder -6.5 218 -253 206 Regular Season 118-107 ORL
1/22/2020 Magic Magic -2.5 209.5 -137 115 Regular Season 120-114 OKC
11/5/2019 Thunder Thunder -3 201.5 -149 125 Regular Season 102-94 OKC
2/5/2019 Thunder Regular Season 132-122 OKC
1/29/2019 Magic Regular Season 126-117 OKC
2/26/2018 Thunder Regular Season 112-105 OKC
11/29/2017 Magic Regular Season 121-108 ORL
3/29/2017 Magic Regular Season 114-106 OKC
11/13/2016 Thunder Regular Season 119-117 ORL
2/3/2016 Thunder Regular Season 117-114 OKC

Magic Betting Information

  • Orlando has been good against the spread, going 4-1 this season.
  • The Magic fare well when favored by at least 6.5 points, posting a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • In 4 of 5 (80%) contests this season, Orlando and its opponents have hit the total.
Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

Thunder Betting Information

  • Oklahoma City covered the spread in greater than half of its outings, going 46-31-1 ATS.
  • When they were at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Thunder fared well, going 3-10 against the spread.
  • In most of Oklahoma City’s games last season, the teams did not hit the over (36 out of 78 games, 46.2%).
Bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 25 of 78 games (32.1%) last year, the Magic and their opponents combined for this matchup’s over/under of 227.5 points.
  • In 24 of 79 outings (30.4%) last year, Oklahoma City and its opponents combined to score more than 227.5 points.
  • The two teams averaged a combined 10.4 fewer points per game last season (217.1) than this game’s over/under of 227.5 points.
  • The Magic and the Thunder saw their opponents average a combined 10.1 fewer points per game last season than the point total of 227.5 set for this matchup.
  • The average total the Magic had set in matchups last season was 11.4 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total for Thunder games last season was 9.0 fewer points than the point total of 227.5 for this outing.
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Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic leads the Magic in scoring (19.8 points per game) and rebounding (11.2 rebounds per game).
  • Markelle Fultz paces the squad with 5.4 assists per game.
  • Vucevic connects on 2.4 threes per game to lead the Magic.
  • Orlando’s blocks leader is Michael Carter-Williams, who collects 0.6 per game. Evan Fournier leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.

Thunder Leaders

  • Al Horford averaged 6.8 rebounds and added 4.0 assists per game last season.
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was good for 19.0 points per game.
  • Trevor Ariza was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, connecting on 1.6 per game.
  • Ariza collected 1.6 per game. Horford averaged 0.9 blocks a contest.
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